Urgent action needs to be taken against childhood obesity, leaders have warned, as new figures show at least 34 people aged under 25 in the East of England have Type 2 diabetes.
A driver who was killed in a horror crash in Essex lost control of his van after a lump of concrete came through the windscreen, police have revealed.
As heavy downpours continue across the region tonight, residents are being warned to make sure family members are safe before salvaging belongings in the event of a household flood.
A footbridge across the M11 remains closed following a crash in which a man died after his van veered off the Essex motorway and hit a tree yesterday as police treat the incident as suspicious.
A family have been left homeless after their house in Essex was destroyed by smoke and fire.
The NHS is now spending almost £18milllion a year on everyday medication for diabetics in Suffolk and north-east Essex, new figures reveal.
The chief executive of Colchester Hospital has apologised for “letting down” patients after it was revealed the trust has been put on a watch list over its long waiting times in A&E.
The northbound carriageway of the A12 will be shut overnight in Kelvedon this week while a damaged pedestrian bridge above the road is repaired.
A 10-year-old boy from Colchester who is in recovery from cancer has taken part in a sailing challenge alongside other young survivors – and was given a special honour at the end of the trip to open the London Stock Exchange.
A paramedic for the East of England Ambulance Service has been suspended for six months on grounds of misconduct for failing to provide the correct care to a patient whose heart had stopped.
One third of people living with dementia in Suffolk and north-east Essex have not had a diagnosis, new NHS figures reveal.
Almost two thirds of deaths within prisons in Suffolk and Essex are self-inflicted, figures reveal, prompting calls for more to be done to help inmates with their mental wellbeing.
A paramedic’s decision to blow the whistle on the East of England Ambulance Service has encouraged a former volunteer to speak out about why he quit his role at the trust.
A 16-year-old footballer who broke his ankle in two places during a match had to be taken to hospital in a fire engine after he was told it would be a five-hour wait for an ambulance.
Colchester Hospital is launching a new fight against bed blocking, as the trust’s chief executive reveals up to 100 patients are on the books in any one day who are medically fit to go home.
Almost 1,500 dog attacks have been reported to police in Suffolk and Essex in the last two years, it can be revealed.
A woman died after the motorbike she was riding as a pillion passenger collided with a car in Essex.
A “callous” con artist who stole the life savings of a woman with learning difficulties has been ordered to repay more than £92,000.
Two teenage girls from Essex who were reported missing on Monday have been found “safe” in Ipswich today.
Seventeen people have been charged after anti-deportation protesters locked themselves to a plane at Stansted Airport.